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aboriginaladjective

uk   /ˌæb.əˈrɪdʒ.ən.əl/  us   /ˌæb.əˈrɪdʒ.ən.əl/
used to refer to a person or living thing that has existed in a country or continent since the earliest time known to people: aboriginal forests aboriginal inhabitants

Aboriginalnoun [C]

uk   /ˌæb.əˈrɪdʒ.ən.əl/  us   /ˌæb.əˈrɪdʒ.ən.əl/
an Aborigine
Aboriginal
adjective uk   us  
Aboriginal art/traditions
(Definition of aboriginal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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aboriginaladjective

 us   /ˌæb·əˈrɪdʒ·ə·nəl/
having lived or existed in a place since the earliest known time: The exhibit was of aboriginal plants of this area.
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